Despite a tournament berth last season, the Emerson women’s basketball team will have a completely new offense once they hit the court and begin the year.
In the conference room at Rotch Playground and Field, photos of departing seniors from Emerson’s men’s soccer team were laid out, awaiting signatures of teammates. As the club completed a second consecutive winless season in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference play, going 5-13 overall, players sounded a somber tone, but said the year offered glimpses of what could develop into a winning future.
As the cold sets in and the fall athletic season comes to a close, cross country is sprinting towards the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship, the last meet of their season.
Emerson’s men’s basketball has a packed team as four new recruits join 10 seniors and five others for the 2015-16 season.
At 6-foot-1, Kelley Guerra rises above much of her competition on the court. In her first season on Emerson’s women’s volleyball team, she’s also risen high up the team’s statistical leaderboard.
As the threat of snow and icy cold looms over the heads of most students, a group of Emerson snowboarders is not only looking forward to hitting the slopes, but also gearing up for the potential of becoming a recognized club program.
The Emerson College athletic department has been ramping up its online activity this year to engage with its fans.
Alyssa Giannone has played soccer since age five, and as her final season comes to a close, a second place ranking for assists in New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference comes with it.
Savannah Hubbard and Stacey Kelleher run 5K races for the women’s cross country team throughout the fall, and both decided to double that distance halfway through their season.
The women’s volleyball team will be holding their fourth annual “Dig Pink” match Thursday against Lasell College in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The women will be sporting both pink warmup t-shirts and socks for the event.
The circumstances that lead many to visit Mandy Nicoles and her Emerson athletic training staff aren’t always the brightest, but athletes at the college say they are thankful for the resources and instruction provided when injuries occur.
For men’s soccer player Dan Knight, earning a starting role this year was a no-brainer. As a senior, the three-year substitute was one of the most experienced athletes on the team heading into the season. He expected to be on the pitch at the start of every match of 2015.
Cross country began for Mike O’Connor as a backup plan. Now, he’s the captain of Emerson’s men’s team, and participated in his second half-marathon on Sunday.
As the regular season starts to wind down, the women’s volleyball team finds itself in the middle of a heated playoff chase as the squad tries to snap a three-year drought.
The Emerson College Ultimate Frisbee team is blazing an alternative trail in athletics, one that combines the physicality and dedication of an intramural sports program with a large amount of quirky fun.